Things to see & do

What to look out for

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What's on?

There's lots going on this year and our bushcraft sessions are now being run by our rangers, who will help to provide plenty of ways to tick tasks off your '50 things to do before you're 11¾' list.


Just one of the many beautiful walkways at Allen Banks

With downloadable walks and trails and exciting events Allen Banks is a haven for activities, or you could simply spend the day exploring the grounds and admiring the colorful landscape.

Don't miss...

  • Going on a hike up the hills
  • Wrapping up and taking your pooch for an adventure
  • Discover wildlife in their own habitat
  • Having a well-deserved rest in the new and improved watchtower
  • Snacking on a picnic at the seating area

National Trust Tyne Valley Association

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Allen Banks and Staward Gorge

Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Allen Banks and Staward Gorge

The Tyne Valley Association arrange a programme of talks in the Trinity Methodist Hall in Hexham and welcome all National Trust members and volunteers to join them. In addition, during the summer months they organise trips and social events for their members.

Programme 2014

  • Monday 14 April: Roy Johnston's "Travels with the NTTVA" at 7pm
  • Monday 19 May: AGM followed by Paul Hewitt's "Best Kept Secrets of Northumberland" at 7pm
  • For more information contact Chris Venables: 01434 608277, or Pat Johnson: 01434 603667